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  • Short Summary

    France plays host to World Parachutists including Colette Duval and Gil Delamare.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Le Bourget Airfield, France.

    Several parachutists coming down. Two men jumping from plane. Three men in free jump, then chutes open. Man helping his direction and fall with hands and legs - landing. Minister Andrew Malraux in stand looking at exhibitions. CU Parachutist jumping from plane. CU Parachutist jumping, free fall, chute opening directing his fall and finally landing near mark. Two men landing within less than 3 metres of each other. Man landing on his feet. World record woman Colette Duval and her husband Gil Delamare in plane before jumping. The pair jumping holding hands, then in free-fall in the air, finally separating. Colette Duval landing. Couple kissing after landing.

    (Dupe Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 30/06/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2892.05
    Media URN:
    83651
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:37:00 / 01:13:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 3102 B

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